PC Pitstop Newsletter – June 2010 #3

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How Has PC Pitstop Helped You?

by The Pit Crew

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The Post PC Era Begins

by The Pit Crew

Are PCs as we know them going away? The industry titans debate.


Legit Apps Worse Than Malware?

by Bill Pytlovany

Most annoying programs now come from legitimate companies.


Before You Giveaway Your PC

by Leo Notenboom

Consider your data and the level of paranoia and then…


Beware of Bloatware

by Chris Pirillo

Install with care. All of those extras aren’t always necessary.


iPhone4 Complaints Soar

by Steve Hogan

Apple appears intent on keeping users from completing phone calls with an iDevice.


History of the VideoPhone

by Harry McCracken

A visual history of the science and sci-fi of phone calls you can see.


Verizon At It Again

by John Dodge

Verizon lures us with yet another phone. Monthly bill with data plan to follow.


Make Your HDTV Even Better

by Steve Bass

The straight skinny on HDTV calibration.

Tech Tips


Enhance Your Right-Click Menu

by Tekzilla

Add any command you can think of to your context menu.


4 Killer Gmail Tips

If you are one of the growing numbers using Gmail, dont miss these 4 great tips. Thanks, morbidbutterfly.


Who Needs Photoshop

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